The psychology of perfect penalties
What strategies can players employ to give them the edge?
Football stars: we'll never forget them - if only THEY could remember
Head injuries to footballers
Risk of injury
Traditionally 'dangerous' sports don't result in more injuries than 'safer' sports
The girl who played boys' football
Personal account: As a 12-year-old girl playing boys' football Niamh McKevitt was unique, and targeted.
Keith Gillespie: How I blew £7,215,875
Footballer Keith Gillespie joined Manchester United's first team at age 16. Here he tells how his gambling habit ate up his high earnings and left him bankrupt
The terrace trash-talk has crossed the line
Footballers need saintly patience to put up with some of the abuse they get from the crowd
The relationship between money and success in sport
Does the 'beautiful game' have the power to blow the whistle on conflict in the developing world?
Time to come out to play?
There are openly gay cricketers and rugby players - why is it hard for gay footballers to reveal their sexuality?
My son wants to quit football for dancing - his dad isn't happy
Agony uncle, Graham Norton, advises on a family conflict